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UCAS CODE: C615

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This Foundation Degree will prepare you for a career in Sports Coaching. Key themes run throughout the course and these are: practical coaching, physiology and anatomy, nutrition, sports psychology and performance analysis. These overarching themes run through all sports and these learnt skills will allow you to succeed in Sports Coaching within any sport. You will have the opportunity to experience coaching in a large array of sports such as football, hockey, basketball, netball, cricket and many more.Students on the programme will also be provided with the opportunity to undertake UK Coaching Certificates (UKCC) Level 1 and 2 (or higher should you already have Level 1 or 2 coaching qualifications) as part of the course at no additional cost. After successful completion of the Foundation degree, there is the potential to progress onto a top-up degree.The programme has strong industry links and students on the course are able to specialise in a range of sports and will benefit from guest lectures and visits such as sport scientists, nutrition specialists, performance analysts and from off-site visits.The Global Sports industry is estimated to be worth around £300 billion. The sporting legacy as a result of the UK hosting the 2012 Olympic Games has led to exciting times for coaching professionals. The creation of the UK Coaching Framework and the subsequent professionalisation of the industry means now, more than ever, higher level sports coaching qualifications are becoming a requirement for coaching roles.Sports Coach UK aim to deliver a long-term coaching strategy in order to build a world-leading UK coaching system. This programme has been developed with this vision in mind and provides a diverse range of employment opportunities within the industry.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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UCAS Points : 48

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University information

Blackburn College

  • Campus address

    Blackburn College, Feilden Street, Blackburn, Blackburn With Darwen, BB2 1LH, England

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